RIT Distinguished Alumnus Discusses Career in Non-Profit Sector

Ken Weimar presents From Henrietta to Nairobi and Back




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Ken Weimar, the 2009 Distinguished Alumnus for Rochester Institute of Technology’s College of Liberal Arts, will present a talk at 10 a.m., April 1, on his experiences in the international non-profit sector as part of RIT’s Communication Colloquium Series.

“From Henrietta to Nairobi and Back: My Accidental Journey into the Non-Profit Sector,” chronicles Weimar’s path from RIT student to senior executive at Kick Start International, an enterprise development organization which works to assist African citizens and communities in starting their own businesses. Weimar will offer insights on non-profit careers and advice on how students can both make a difference and earn a living.

The Communication Colloquium series is sponsored by the Department of Communication and is free and open to the public. For more information contact Keith Jenkins, kbjgpt@rit.edu or Ki-Young Lee, kxlgpt@rit.edu.

WHAT: “From Henrietta to Nairobi and Back”

WHO: Ken Weimar, 2009 Distinguished Alumnus, College of Liberal Arts

WHEN: 10 a.m., Wednesday, April 1

WHERE: Golisano College Auditorium, RIT campus